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Karnataka Assembly number game: Who stands where ahead of Yediyurappa's floor test

With the 14 disqualification of 14 MLAs on Sunday and three others on 25 July, the Assembly is short by 17 legislators.

Jul 28, 2019, 13:15 PM IST

BJP set to form government in Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa likely next CM

 Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy lost the trust vote in the Assembly by 6 votes held after a four-day long marathon debate on the confidence motion he moved on July 18.

Jul 23, 2019, 21:51 PM IST

As Kumaraswamy faces floor test in Karnataka Assembly, here's a look at the number game

While the Supreme Court on Wednesday said that the rebel MLAs cannot be pressured to vote, Kumaraswamy has issued a whip to party MLAs to be present in the Assembly for the floor test. 

Jul 18, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

Karnataka Assembly numbers as CM Kumaraswamy gets ready for trust vote

If the 15 MLAs skip the voting or if their resignations are accepted, the effective strength of the House will be reduced to 210, including the Speaker. 

Jul 17, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

Karnataka political turmoil: All eyes on Congress MLAs meet as BJP ups pressure

BJP is pushing for a trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly even as Congress is desperate to put its own house in order so that the alliance government in Karnataka can yet be saved.

Jul 15, 2019, 07:40 AM IST

Karnataka rebel MLAs refuse to take back their resignations, logjam continues

Eight Congress and three JDS MLAs have tendered their resignations in Karnataka, prompting both parties to get into a huddle in a bid to save the coalition government.

Jul 07, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

Mallikarjun Kharge blames BJP for political turmoil in Karnataka

Eight MLAs from Congress and three from JDS have tendered their resignations, plunging the coalition government in Karnataka into trouble.

Jul 07, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

JDS patriarch HD Deve Gowda slams Congress, says mid-term polls imminent in Karnataka

The JDS leader said that he was uncertain about how long the coalition government would last in the southern state.

Jun 21, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Four JD(S) members killed, 3 missing in Sri Lanka tragedy, Kumaraswamy 'shocked'

Sri Lanka blasts: "We stand with their families in this hour of grief," Kumaraswamy said.

Apr 22, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Former PM HD Deve Gowda slips in bathroom, injures leg

Ex-PM Deve Gowda suffered a minor injury after he slipped in the bathroom of his Padmanabhanagar residence. 

Feb 02, 2019, 19:43 PM IST

Isn't a big issue, it's human tendency: HD Kumaraswamy on 'kill mercilessly' remark

HD Kumarswamy had been recorded telling someone on phone to 'mercilessly kill those who were behind the murder of JDS leader Prakash.

Dec 26, 2018, 13:22 PM IST

Congress, JDS campaign for by-elections in Karnataka

A dozen ministers and leaders of the ruling Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) coalition government on Monday jointly launched their campaign for the five by-elections in Karnataka on November 3.

Oct 23, 2018, 09:46 AM IST

Congress-JDS wins BBMP polls, Gangambike Mallikarjun elected Bengaluru Mayor

The Congress had alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was trying to poach the legislators.

Sep 28, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Karnataka: Janata Dal Secular backs Congress' Bharat Bandh call on Monday

JDS chief and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda said, "Our party extends support for tomorrow's Bharat Bandh. I also urge other parties to extend support."

Sep 09, 2018, 19:16 PM IST

HD Kumaraswamy completes 100 days in office; thanks 'stars', visits Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

Kumaraswamy had recently visited at least 50 places of worship ahead of completing 100 days as CM.

Aug 30, 2018, 12:52 PM IST

Let's see how they treat JDS: HD Kumaraswamy on pre-poll alliance with Congress for 2019 polls

Congress has earlier asked Kumaraswamy to have the courage to face problems in the coalition government in Karnataka.

Jul 24, 2018, 15:03 PM IST

'Who said I'm unhappy?' Siddaramaiah rubbishes viral videos on Congress-JDS govt

Siddaramaiah said that video-graphing of a casual talk and making it public is "unethical".

Jun 30, 2018, 08:36 AM IST

Jayanagar byelection results live updates: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vs Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) in Karnataka

Celebrations have begun in the Congress camp as party candidate Sowmya Reddy defeated BJP's BN Prahlad by nearly 3,775 votes after several rounds of counting in Jayanagar assembly constituency.

Jun 13, 2018, 08:30 AM IST

Congress' Sowmya Reddy declared winner in Jayanagar assembly bypolls in Karnataka

At the end of the vote count, Sowmya Reddy polled 54,457 votes while the BJP's BN Prahlad secured 51,568 votes, an Election Commission official told reporters.

Jun 13, 2018, 07:16 AM IST

Karnataka cabinet expansion today; 12 Congress, 9 JDS MLAs to take oath as ministers

12 Congress and 9 JDS MLAs will take oath as ministers in Karnataka on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 06:53 AM IST